The Watt Family Innovation Center will host approximately 150 attendees Saturday and Sunday for CUhackit, the school’s first-ever “hackathon” in which students of different academic disciplines come together in small teams to create real projects in a collaborative environment. The creative portion of the event will span 23 hours straight, one short of 24 hours because of daylight saving time.
The Department of Defense recently announced the formation of the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, a project that brings together 123 industrial partners, 40 academic partners and 64 government and nonprofit partners. Clemson University experts will help develop the next-generation robots the institute envisions for businesses of all sizes by playing a leading role in training […]
With key support from the Walmart Foundation and its U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, Clemson University textile experts are working with the world’s most widely used fiber, polyester, to develop technologies that will make dyeing it more economical and environmentally friendly.
Harleston Towles’ 2.5-acre organic vegetable farm on Johns Island may be small, but he says it is cutting edge thanks to lessons learned from Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center. Towles is one of few growers in the state or the nation planting rice 10 inches apart (rather than right next to each other) […]
With March Madness just around the corner, college hoops fans across the country are gearing up for NCAA basketball — a tournament that comes to life in the stands, among the buzz of the cheering crowd. Whether the passion is basketball, football, baseball, hockey or all of the above, watching a beloved team in person […]
Clemson students, faculty and administrators have become part of a movement that is dedicated to exploring the future of higher education by embracing new technology. Benefiting from an innovative blend of two very different learning platforms, hybrid classes in Clemson University’s College of Business and Behavioral Sciences (CBBS) give students the opportunity to learn both […]
Clemson IDEAS — Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Among Students At Clemson University, students are encouraged to think BIG and BOLD! Nowhere is that more evident than in the students of the College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS). While CBBS students take part in a rigorous academic program, they also benefit from the college’s commitment to innovation […]
The idea of turning ice into “gold” has taken Josh Luetkemeyer ’15 from a globe-trotting marketing career with the Coca-Cola Company to Clemson University’s MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. Referred to by the initials MBAe, this unique academic program has been designed to attract spirited individualists who wish to thoroughly explore the entrepreneurial side […]
Fueled by boundless energy, innovative ideas, and a collaborative spirit, Catie Rabun ’08 has, in less than a year, helped set her hometown of Aiken, South Carolina on an economic growth trajectory that is transforming the city’s downtown from under-utilized to vibrant. Meandering through downtown Aiken, Rabun can feel the buzz of excitement — new […]
The College of Business and Behavioral Science is proud to announce the launch of the entrepreneurship living-learning community — Clemson IDEAS (Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Among Students). Clemson IDEAS is the university’s first living-learning community to incorporate entrepreneurship and open the experience to all Clemson University students who wish to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors while attending school. […]
CLEMSON — More than 125 participants attended last weekend’s 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers and product managers came together to launch startups. Beginning on Friday night, participants pitched ideas, formed teams, developed business plans and created basic prototypes. Participants who developed startups during the event had the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside […]
Breanne Przestrzelski, a graduate student in bioengineering, has just completed training to join the University Innovation Fellows, a national program that empowers engineering student leaders to foster increased entrepreneurial activity on their campuses.